Brush Fire Burns in Angeles National Forest – Los Angeles

After flames from an unattended vehicle in the Angeles National Forest north Los Angeles, firefighters attacked a brushfire.

Flames Spread the vehicleIt was in an area off-road to nearby brush and it set fire to at least 75 acres while moving uphill. NewsChopper4 captured a vehicle that was upside down on its roof in the canyon.

The details of the apparent crash are not yet available. There were no injuries.

You could see smoke from miles away. There are no structures at risk.

The fire is about 15 miles west Palmdale, near Bouquet reservoir. The reservoir is being refilled by water-dropping aircraft.

The Forest Service was reissued earlier RestrictionsOn fire-related activities into Memorial Day weekend. California is experiencing a hot, dry summer due to one of the most dry late winters ever recorded. This left California’s hillsides covered in dry brush which can fuel wildfires.


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